Category Archives: In the News

Philadelphia University: In the News

Alumna Named Habitat for Humanity Lehigh Valley Director: The Morning Call

PhilaU alumna Holly (Wilde) Edinger ’97 has been named executive director of Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley, The Morning Call reported Dec. 8. Edinger, who majored in fashion design, has a lengthy record of achievement in business and …

Posted in In the News

Watch the Fox29 Report on PhilaU’s Fashion Pop-Up Shop

Fashion merchandising and management students Alyssa Tomaseck and Ashley Dibona and Nioka Wyatt, program director, were interviewed for a Fox29 segment on PhilaU’s fashion pop-up shop that aired live Dec. 3. Watch the Fox29 report on PhilaU’s pop-up shop here. The …

Posted in In the News

President Spinelli On PhilaU’s Model and The Future of Higher Ed: Huffington Post

President Stephen Spinelli Jr. explains how PhilaU’s innovative model of education is leading the way to the future of higher education, in a Huffington Post interview published Dec. 5. “We knew that for today’s and tomorrow’s college students to be successful, …

Posted in In the News

PhilaU Student Entrepreneur Scores on Court and in Business: CBSPhilly

PhilaU student entrepreneur Jordan DeCicco ’20 is scoring high on the basketball court and in the business world, CBSPhilly reported Dec. 4. On Saturday, DeCicco posted 14 points and 16 rebounds for the Rams, and recently won the Global Student …

Posted in In the News

Tune In To Fox29 Saturday, Dec. 3 at 8:15 a.m. for PhilaU Pop-Up Shop News

Philadelphia University fashion merchandising and management students Alyssa Tomaseck and Ashley Dibona will be interviewed about this week’s pop-up shop by Fox29 on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 8:15 a.m. The pop-up shop, which featured a wide array of handcrafted items …

Posted in In the News

PhilaU Fashion Students Raise Funds for Charity at Pop-Up Shop: NBC10

PhilaU fashion merchandising and management students raised more than $5,400 for charity at the Nov. 30 pop-up shop, NBC10 reported Nov. 30 on the noon and 4 p.m. newscasts. The students developed handcrafted items for sale, including denim jackets, chokers, …

Posted in In the News

PhilaU Men’s Basketball Coach Magee Wins Lapchick Award: ESPN, Boston Globe

Philadelphia University Hall-of-Fame men’s basketball coach Herb Magee was awarded the Lapchick Character Award Nov. 18 in New York, reported ESPN and The Boston Globe, along with many other outlets. Read more about Magee and the Lapchick Award here.

Posted in In the News

PhilaU Men’s Basketball Coach Herb Magee Wins Lapchick Award: Fox Sports, Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle and others

Philadelphia University’s head men’s basketball coach and Hall-of-Famer Herb Magee received the 2016 Lapchick Character Award at a Nov. 18 ceremony in New York, reported Fox Sports, The Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle, The Joplin Globe and more than 50 …

Posted in In the News

PhilaU Starts M.S. in Real Estate Development Program: Inside Higher Ed

Philadelphia University is launching a graduate program in real estate development, Inside Higher Ed reported Nov. 18. Read more about the program, which will start in fall 2017, here.

Posted in In the News

Formaldehyde In Airline Uniforms Could Be Cause of Health Problems, Sunderland Tells KYW Newsradio

Health problems related to American Airlines’ new uniforms are likely caused by formaldehyde, a commonly used chemical in clothing, Philadelphia University textile engineer Mark Sunderland told KYW Newsradio in an interview that aired Nov. 16 throughout the morning. “It gives …

Posted in In the News